A global Wi-Fi hacking experiment exposed major security issues regarding the browsing habits of users around the globe.
A number of Netgear home wireless routers sport a vulnerability that can be misused by unauthenticated attackers to obtain the administrator password, device serial number, WLAN details, and various details regarding clients connected to the device, claims systems/network engineer Peter Adkins.
76% of American smartphone and tablet users are at risk of privacy loss and identity theft via public Wi-Fi networks.
How to make politicians really understand the dangers of mass digital surveillance and the importance of information security? Gustav Nipe, the 26-year old president of the Swedish Pirate Party's youth wing, tried to do it by setting up an open Wi-Fi network at the Society and Defence National Conference held in Sälen, Sweden, late last and earlier this week, and collecting and analyzing the metadata of conference attendees who connected to it.
A researcher has discovered a security hole in the firmware of several wireless Asus router models which could be exploited by an attacker to gain complete control of the network and use it to mount other attacks from this vantage point.
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